From: "Sprague, Harold O." <SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 08:49:44 -0600
This material was generally referred to as "nail base sheathing". It could
hold screws and corrugated brick ties, but not much else. As far as I know
there was never a published shear value. Many light commercial applications
would use plywood corner shear walls and nail base sheathing in between.
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> From: Jake Watson <jwatson(--nospam--at)inconnect.com>
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> I am renovating an existing grocery store here in SLC. The existing
> exterior walls are sheathed with "Asphalt Impregnated Fiber Board". Does
> anyone know what this is? Does it have a shear value? Or do I need to
> replace it all.
> Jake Watson, E.I.T.
> Salt Lake City, UT